2 Print version: page 60 "CE Corner" is a quarterly continuing education article offered by the APA Office of CE in Psychology.This feature will provide you with updates on critical developments in psychology, drawn from peer-reviewed literature and written by leading psychology experts.Sexting, new attitudes about virginity, the rise of 'friends with benefits,' emerging ' Internet etiquette' and women's rising roles in courtship all presage a dramatically new dating landscape.But even the bad economy can't kill love," said Dr. "Despite all we hear about hooking up and divorce, we now have significant data that shows American singles (including men) are earnestly seeking respect, trust, transparency and commitment in a relationship.APA will immediately send you a "Documentation of CE" certificate.The test fee is for members; for nonmembers. It is an unprecedented time in the history of human sexuality.Findings reveal distinct correlations and debunks common myths between married people and singles, how "Friends with Benefits" relationships are more common than ever, how texting (and sexting) can influence dating in this tech-savvy world, and how single DALLAS, Feb.5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Match.com, the world's largest online dating site, today released findings from its third annual ' Singles in America' study – the largest and most comprehensive national study of singles' romantic dating habits, sexual practices, and lifestyles in history. The 2012 study debuts the inclusion of married individuals in order to gain a greater understanding of sex and love and to compare the lifestyles, attitudes and trends of singles versus married men and women.
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An estimated 107 million Americans aren't married, but the huge range of diversity in preferences and practices makes the world of dating a scary-looking place.
Newly released data from online dating site may help shed more light on what the single life entails.
The APA Office of CE in Psychology retains responsibility for the program. In the United States, the age when people first marry and reproduce has been pushed back dramatically, while at the same time the age of puberty has dropped, resulting in an era in which young adults are physiologically able to reproduce but not psychologically or socially ready to "settle down" and begin a family (Bogle, 2007; Garcia & Reiber, 2008).
These developmental shifts, research suggests, are some of the factors driving the increase in sexual "hookups," or uncommitted sexual encounters, part of a popular cultural change that has infiltrated the lives of emerging adults throughout the Western world.